The Digital Himalaya Project has received financial and institutional support from the following organisations and individuals:

The Technological Innovation and Cooperation for Foreign Information Access (TICFIA) Program, US Department of Education

Cornell Institute for Digital Collections, Cornell University

East Asia Program, Cornell University

Department of Asian Studies, Cornell University with supplemental support through the Freeman Foundation Undergraduate Initiative

Department of Anthropology, Cornell University

The Oxford Bön Project

The British Academy Small Research Grant

Anthropologists' Fund for Urgent Anthropological Research at the Royal Anthropological Institute

Frederick Williamson Memorial Fund

The Crowther Beynon Fund, University of Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

The Renaissance Trust

The Brendish Family Foundation

The Sager Family Traveling Foundation and Roadshow

The Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge

SIT Study Abroad

Rashmi and Sanjay Shrestha

Andrew Clark and Mary Cobb

John R. Sanderson

Christina Monson

Dr. Mary Shepherd Slusser


Many thanks to Daniel Ho (Wei-Han), Hannah Arem, Ikea Hamilton and Thomas (Tom) Riker, Bronwen Bledsoe and Lisa LeFever at Cornell University; and Mark Premo-Hopkins, Joshua McDonough and Kurtis Schaeffer at the University of Alabama for helping with photocopying, scanning and compressing files for web delivery. At the University of Cambridge, thanks to Alastair Downie and Jennifer Pollard for so generously donating laptops to the project team in Nepal, and to Glenn Jobson for helping with installation and software issues.

Many thanks to Walter Stanish for providing HTML pages of the journal Kailash using OCR (optical character recognition).

In Nepal, we are particularly grateful to Deepak Thami, Komintal Thami and Shanti Thami for their many hours of work scanning, digitising and compressing PDF files; and to Vibhu Mishra for his technical assistance and designer's eye.

We are delighted to announce that the Kosciuszko Trust and The Himalayan Bank have become trustees of the Digital Himalaya Project from February 2008. We are particularly grateful to Stefan Kosciuszko and to Ashoke SJB Rana for their pledge of ongoing support.